Here you will find item records with full-text slides of session and poster presentations given at past Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) nursing research events, congresses and biennial conventions. You will also find collections of research studies funded by the Sigma Foundation, Sigma-published materials, and selected Sigma-related videos.

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  • Promoting resilience: The power of song 

    Doherty, Dennis; Jantz, Brian; Foxman, Hannah (Sigma Theta Tau InternationalAssociation for Nursing Professional Development, 2020-05-27)
    We are living and working in unprecedented times. All the world’s attention has turned towards our work as nurses. We are all facing stress, be it at work, home, or both. Please view the videos in the Promoting Resilience ...
  • Promoting resilience: Storytelling rounds 

    Doherty, Dennis; Lewis, Ginny; Vazakas, Laki (Sigma Theta Tau InternationalAssociation for Nursing Professional Development, 2020-04-27)
    We are living and working in unprecedented times. All the world’s attention has turned towards our work as nurses. We are all facing stress, be it at work, home, or both. Please view the videos in the Promoting Resilience ...
  • Promoting resilience: Mindful practice 

    Doherty, Dennis; Schuster, Michelle (Sigma Theta Tau InternationalAssociation for Nursing Professional Development, 2020-05-27)
    We are living and working in unprecedented times. All the world’s attention has turned towards our work as nurses. We are all facing stress, be it at work, home, or both. Please view the videos in the Promoting Resilience ...
  • Health Belief Model factors as predictors of parental misclassification of the weight of the preschool child 

    Woods, Tanna M.
    Parental misperception and underestimation of child weight have been well-documented in research. There is a clear link between child factors like age and gender that have been correlated to parental misperception. This ...
  • COVID-19 Resource: Pearls and Pitfalls of Virtual Programming 

    Liske, Carol; Luiking, Marie-Louise (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2020-05-14)
    Are you going virtual with your nursing programming? Innovative and creative ways to develop engaging virtual programs. Learn best practices for working with virtual planning teams, setting an agenda, choosing a platform, ...
  • Infuse Joy: A call to action in healthcare 

    Ricciardi, Richard (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2020-05-11)
    Join Sigma President Richard Ricciardi, PhD, CRNP, FAANP, FAAN, as we launch the celebration of International Nurses Day with a webinar presentation on his Presidential Call to Action: Infuse Joy. Learning Objectives: Identify ...
  • COVID-19 Resource: Staying positive when surrounded by Negativity 

    Thompson, Renee; Tharp-Barrie, Kim; Clancy, Cheri (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2020-05-05)
    Webinar Description: As nurses we often hear and see the worst. This has been intensified in the time of COVID-19. How do you keep positive when your colleagues are negative saying "I can't take it anymore," or "I'm so ...
  • Mental health interventions for healthcare providers: SigmaCast, Episode 6 

    Sigma Theta Tau International (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2020-05-08)
    This episode discusses research related to the Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing article, "The MINDBODYSTRONG Intervention for New Nurse Residents: 6-Month Effects on Mental Health Outcomes, Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors, ...
  • Educating in the virtual environment: Mentoring leads to success during COVID-19: SigmaCast, Episode 5 

    Sigma Theta Tau International (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2020-04-29)
    This item is part of a Sigma CNE course available to Sigma members only. The material is freely available in the Sigma Repository and anyone may access the files attached to this record and the audio streams linked below. ...
  • COVID-19 Resource: Nurturing the emotional well-being of our caregivers during the COVID-19 response 

    Kunkle, Charles (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2020-04-29)
    This item is part of a Sigma CNE course available to Sigma members only. The material is freely available in the Sigma Repository and anyone may access the files attached to this record and the audio streams linked below. ...
  • COVID-19 Resource: Expecting the unexpected: Transition to practice in the time of COVID-19 

    Slater, Larry; Coughlin, Vincenza; Ho, Mary Rose; Young, Michele (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2020-04-21)
    This item is part of a Sigma CNE course available to Sigma members only. The material is freely available in the Sigma Repository and anyone may access the files attached to this record and the audio streams linked below. ...
  • Predatory journals and conferences: SigmaCast, Episode 4 

    Sigma Theta Tau International (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2020-04-13)
    This item is part of a Sigma CNE course available to Sigma members only. The material is freely available in the Sigma Repository and anyone may access the files attached to this record and the audio streams linked below. ...
  • COVID-19 Resource: What Are Our Professional and Ethical Obligations to Patients and Ourselves? ​ 

    Ulrich, Connie M.; Grady, Christine (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2020)
    This item is part of a Sigma CNE course available to Sigma members only. The material is freely available in the Sigma Repository and anyone may access the files attached to this record and the audio streams linked below. ...
  • COVID-19 Resource: Public health ethical guidance for nurses 

    Haddad, Amy; Ortmann, Leonard (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2020)
    This item is part of a Sigma CNE course available to Sigma members only. The material is freely available in the Sigma Repository and anyone may access the files attached to this record and the audio streams linked below. ...
  • COVID-19 Resource: Nursing school during a pandemic: Navigating the unknown 

    Lippe, Megan P.; Kaylor, Sara K. (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2020)
    This item is part of a Sigma CNE course available to Sigma members only. The material is freely available in the Sigma Repository and anyone may access the files attached to this record and the audio streams linked below. ...
  • COVID-19 Resource: Graduating during a pandemic: Navigating the unknown 

    Lippe, Megan P.; Kaylor, Sara K. (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2020)
    This item is part of a Sigma CNE course available to Sigma members only. The material is freely available in the Sigma Repository and anyone may access the files attached to this record and the audio streams linked below. ...
  • COVID-19 Resource: Building bridges of hope over roaring waters: Education during a crisis 

    Lippe, Megan P.; Kaylor, Sara K. (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2020)
    This item is part of a Sigma CNE course available to Sigma members only. The material is freely available in the Sigma Repository and anyone may access the files attached to this record and the audio streams linked below. ...
  • A knowledge translation project to create a dementia friendly acute care hospital 

    White, Carole L.; Reed, Charles; Piernik-Yoder, Bridgett
    Background: The overall purpose of this evidence-based project was to improve the safety and quality of care for persons with dementia admitted to acute care, through a dementia friendly hospital initiative. Methods: A ...
  • Resource paper on global health and nursing research priorities 

    Sigma Theta Tau International (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2005-06-09)
    It is recommended that Sigma Theta Tau International accept the following list of research priorities to guide its decision-making during the next biennium: promotion of healthy communities through health promotion, disease ...
  • Resource paper and position statement on: Leadership and leadership development priorities 

    Sigma Theta Tau International (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2005)
    The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International has long recognized and supported the importance of leadership and leadership development in the nursing profession. As the honor society works to improve the ...

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